The Kelly Bulldogs boys’ golf team finished fourth at the TAPPS Regional Tournament on April 15 at the Gleannloch Pines Golf Club in Spring. With the finish, the team will play in the TAPPS State Golf Tournament on April 28-29 at Wildflower Country Club in Temple.
Little Cypress-Mauriceville head baseball coach Steve Griffith reached a milestone Thursday night as he recorded his 500th win as a head coach when his Bears defeated Lumberton, 4-0, at Don Gibbens Field. Griffth became the youngest coach, 49, to ever reach the milestone.
Since having the interim tag removed from his title Lamar head basketball coach Tic Price has been busy getting his team ready for the 2014-15 season. That work has consisted of recruiting and putting together a coaching staff. Part of that work was completed Wednesday when Price announced the hiring of Anthony Anderson, Robert Kummer and Antonio Madlock as assistant coaches.
Lamar alumni are invited to tailgate the Lamar vs. New Orleans Baseball game at Vincent-Beck Stadium on Friday, April 11, 2014. The fun starts at 5:30, and links, boudin and hot dogs will be available. Don’t forget about the S’mores bar! The cost is $7 per person and kids under 5 get in for free. Admission to the 6:30 game is included. Advanced registration is required.
Lamar assistant coach Craig McGallion has been named defensive coordinator announced head coach Ray Woodard Friday morning. McGallion takes over for Bill Bradley who retired after spending the previous two seasons as the Cardinals defensive coordinator.
The Warren Warriors have a new athletic director and head football coach in 32-year-old Chris Babin. The School Board accepted the hire on Tuesday night during a school board meeting. Babin will replace John Woodard, who moved on to become the new athletic director and head coach at 2A Quitman. Woodard was 8-11 in two seasons in Warren.
Tic Price has been named Lamar head basketball coach, announced Director of Athletics Jason Henderson. Price becomes the university’s 11th head coach following a five- game stint as the interim coach to close out the 2013-14 season.
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